Mr. Habib is a graduate of Pepperdine School of Law. Joining the Peters firm in 1991, Mr. Habib’s practice focuses primarily on litigation, with an emphasis on real estate and easement related issues, public entity and public utility law, timber trespass cases, eminent domain acquisitions and defenses, and serious personal injury cases.
Mr. Habib has resolved through jury trial, court trial, arbitration, mediation and direct negotiations a broad variety of cases involving commercial leases, real estate broker disclosure and standard of care cases, personnel terminations by municipalities and corporations, eminent domain acquisitions, inverse condemnation, nuisance, trespass, cases involving serious personal injury, cases involving the abuse of minors, dangerous condition of public property cases, Section 1983 Civil Rights litigation, timber trespass cases, and fire cases.
Mr. Habib also serves as a private mediator and has been appointed by the Court as a Special Master to help resolve complex cases. Resolving cases promptly and fairly on the merits when possible, without undue cost or expense to clients, is a primary objective of Mr. Habib’s practice.
During his tenure with the firm, Mr. Habib has represented public utility clients and several municipal clients in Northern California. Mr. Habib has served as lead litigation counsel and conducted jury trials or other court proceedings in most of the counties of Northern California.
Real Estate and Land Use Law
Public Entity Liability Law
Public Utility Law
Serious Personal Injury
Tort Claims Act
Dangerous Condition of Public Property
Insurance Law and Coverage Disputes
California State Bar
United States District Court, Eastern District of California
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D.
California State University, Northridge, B.A.
Memberships and Associations
Butte County Bar Association